Philadelphia BUsiness Journal

Bunker Labs lands $50K grant from Boeing

Bunker Labs' Philadelphia branch announced Wednesday it's received a $50,000 grant from Boeing to boost its local operations, which it describes as a peer-learning environment for veteran entrepreneurs."

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Mensa

Where Should Americans Look for Health Care?

Mensan's new PBS doc suggests looking outside the country -- for better models and care itself

Technical.ly Philly

Next week: What’s Comcast doing to hire more veterans?

At Bunker Labs' upcoming meetup, hear from local companies on veteran diversity and best hiring practices.

Philly.com by ASWIN MANNEPALLI

Bunker Labs nurtures veteran entrepreneurs in Philly

When Jake Murphy deployed to Kuwait in 2011, he could hardly have imagined that he would be leading a company a few years later that is on track to serve 1,000 customers in Philadelphia by year's end. - Aswin Mannepalli, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

 

Inc.com 

How to Lead by Example, According to 4 Military Veterans

I've worked for some great leaders and observed others in the heat of battle. I've mixed the lessons together and developed my own unique leadership style that seems to work quite well at my firm, Peppercomm. For me, it's all about leading by example and here are three ways I do it.

 

Technical.ly Philly 

Before you seek venture dough, hear these 7 tips from a panel of investors - Technical.ly Philly

Getting that first round of venture capital can be tough, but it's far from the hardest thing you'll do as a founder. It's also ( as we've heard before from Philly founders) not a business model but rather a strategy to push forward with your idea.

 

Business Wire

Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine Named Keynote Speaker for Bunker Labs Philadelphia, The Muster 2017

Muster Across America Tour, Supported by JPMorgan Chase and Comcast, Visits Philadelphia with Second Annual Muster Philadelphia September 27, 2017

 

Daily collegian

Penn State holds free entrepreneurial workshop for U.S. military service members and veterans

Local military veterans looking to become entrepreneurs need look no further than the Penn State Small Business Development Center for a way to best prepare for success.

 

Comcast Business

The Unique Challenges of the Military Spouse

As a Military spouse you know all too well the career challenges you face when confronted with move after move….do you look for a new job each time your spouse gets redeployed? Do you drop out of the workforce entirely? What options do you have?

 
 
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NBC 10

Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Comcast has just released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report. NBC10's Rosemary Connors joins Dalila Wilson-Scott, and Suzanne Garber to discuss Comcast's impact on the community. 

 

Comcast NBCUniversal

Vet-Founded Startup Reimagines Contractor Services

Maintaining your yard just got a little easier thanks to a Philly startup

 
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Technical.ly Philly

Mayor Kenney spoke at this event celebrating military veteran founders

 

A look at the Muster PHL, organized by veterans incubator Bunker Labs 

 
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Comcast Business Community

Veterans in Business: A conversation with Chris Diaz of Serve1

We recently sat down with Chris Diaz, CEO and co-founder of Serve1 and former Fleet Marine Force Corpsman for the U.S. Navy, to talk about entrepreneurship.

 
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Generocity

Here’s why Bunker Labs PHL serves local veteran entrepreneurs like Sylvester Mobley

The incubator supports vets growing their own enterprises. As the Coded By Kids founder puts it, there's a certain sense of community that comes from working alongside people who've been through what you’ve been through.

 
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Huffington Post

That Smell: A Wounded Marine Reflects on Veterans Day

If you asked me what I remember most about my time as a U.S. Marine in Iraq, my answer would probably be a surprise.

 
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Comcast

Veteran Daniel Tobon Brings Laundry Startup to Bunker Labs PHL

With support from Comcast, Entrepreneur Daniel Tobon brings a business-oriented startup to a new home in Philadelphia.

 

Main Line today

Power Women: 23 Ladies Who Are Ready to Lead

Jennifer Padova Gallagher launched GoPaperboy.com in January as a resource for both local students and families.

 
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Philly Voice

U.S. fails to put its veterans back to work, says CEO, and he would know

Michael Woody, founder of JobAdvocate, helps employers understand value of vets' skills

 
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Philly Voice

Five for Friday: Benjamin's Desk co-founder and real-estate entrepreneur Michael Maher

Philly co-working network honcho talks about past successes, future goals & disrupting the status quo

 

Philadelphia Business

Starchup could add a ‘wrinkle’ to laundry service

As laundry services multiply in Philadelphia, Starchup believes it has found a market for its app if it can convince largely immigrant-owned dry cleaners to move away from their traditional business models.

 

Philadelphia Business Journal

How St. Joe's, Bunker Labs are carving a path forward for veteran entrepreneurs

Twenty two veterans from nine states will arrive at St. Joseph’s University next week, ready for a different kind of boot camp.

 

Pat Tillman Foundation

Tillman Tuesday: Scholar Chris Diaz On the Journey of a Lifetime

This week, we spotlight 2013 Tillman Scholar Chris Diaz, a proud New Yorker and Navy Corpsman who is pursuing his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Drexel University.

 

inman

2 startups charge flat fees for listings, revamping the real estate brokerage model

Houwzer, Redefy piloting full-service real estate models featuring cut-rate listing fees

 
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Equities

Myfinancialanswers.com: May be Missing Piece to Robo-Investing

Many millennials are researching or even using robo-investors because of the low fees and ease of use, but this new industry is missing one key aspect: advice.

 

Inc.

13 Leadership Lessons From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

From the battlefield to the boardroom, these tips are vitally important for success.